See also: Bete, bète, and bête

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

bete

  1. Obsolete spelling of beat
  2. Obsolete spelling of beet

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AfrikaansEdit

NounEdit

bete

  1. plural of beet

BasqueEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Basque *bete.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bete/, [be̞.t̪e̞]

VerbEdit

bete ? (present participle betetzen, future participle beteko, short form bete, verbal noun betetze)

  1. to fill
  2. to satisfy
  3. to fulfill, carry out
  4. to fill in, fill out
  5. to expire, run out, exhaust (time)

Further readingEdit

  • bete in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • bete” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

bete

  1. (archaic) singular past subjunctive of bijten

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bete

  1. inflection of beten:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. singular imperative
    3. first/third-person singular subjunctive I

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

bete f

  1. plural of beta

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

VerbEdit

bēte

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of bētō

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *biti, from Proto-Germanic *bitiz.

NounEdit

bēte f

  1. bite

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: beet
  • Limburgish: beet

Further readingEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

bete m

  1. beetroot (Beta vulgaris)
  2. bit; a portion of something.
  3. crossbeam, particularly in a cross frame timber structure.

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

bete m

  1. beetroot (Beta vulgaris)
  2. bit; a portion of something
  3. crossbeam, particularly in a cross frame timber structure

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

bete

  1. third-person plural present subjunctive relative of is

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bete

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of betar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of betar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of betar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of betar

RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bete f pl or n pl

  1. feminine/neuter plural of beat

SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse beita (food, bait).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bete n

  1. bait
  2. what an animal eats when grazing
DeclensionEdit
Declension of bete 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bete betet beten betena
Genitive betes betets betens betenas
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Related to bita (to bite). Also see Icelandic biti.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bete c

  1. tusk
DeclensionEdit
Declension of bete 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bete beten betar betarna
Genitive betes betens betars betarnas
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

be- +‎ te (appear)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

bete (present beter, preterite betedde, supine betett, imperative bete)

  1. (reflexive) to behave (oneself)
    Han beter sig väl
    He's behaving well
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Further readingEdit


TernateEdit

 
bete

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bete (Jawi بيتي‎)

  1. eddoe (Colocasia antiquorum)

ReferencesEdit

  • Frederik Sigismund Alexander de Clercq (1890) Bijdragen tot de kennis der Residentie Ternate, E.J. Brill
  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh